Mary Rives is a life enthusiast, laughter coach, and transformational author. As cofounder of Laughter Inc and Thrive and Shine Coaching, Mary's individual and group coaching transforms her clients through the power of play. One of her great joys is helping others experience freedom and wild success by sharing innovative ways to fulfill our highest potential and enjoy being alive. Mary helps professional performers and joy-seeking Baby Boomers thrive and shine on stage and in life. She has acted in plays, improv troupes, and performed in one-woman shows. Mary was certified as a Professional Life and Laughter Coach through The Levity Institute and as a Laughter Leader by the founder of Laughter Yoga, Dr. Madan Kataria. Mary delights in helping others experience the healing and liberating power of creative self-expression and laughter, resulting in incredible breakthroughs that lead to success, enjoyment and fulfillment. Visit www.thriveandshine.com for more information.